About Us

Global IP India or GIP India was established as an international collaboration in the field of intellectual property. We are member firm of United GIP group, headquartered in Washington DC, and having associate network in 8 other countries.

We specialize in providing various patent and IP services, and adapt ourselves towards working with cross-cultural clients. Our firm has grown strength-to-strength, and today, we are servicing 250 + clients including Fortune 500 companies, with more than 50+ clients from Japan and China.

Our firm’s core services include patent & IP filing & prosecution in India and overseas. We have a healthy mix of clients, and unlike the traditional IP firms in India, we specialize in using our technical and legal skills in the patent prosecution process to obtain high quality patents for our clients. We also hand hold technology companies and innovators in end-to-end patent process, starting from patent drafting, till filing the patents and obtaining patent rights in India, US, Europe, PCT, Japan, etc.

In addition, we also provide high-end patent search, research and drafting services. We have successfully experimented with using Indian patent researchers to provide global patent research solutions to global corporations at a cost effective price. We have already delivered more than 500 patent research studies, varying from novelty searches, to Freedom to Operate studies, invalidation search services, and the like, to IP departments of global companies.


Our People


Managing Partner



Indian Patent Attorney, Lawyer







Kshitij Malhotra


Kshitij Malhotra holds a degree in Chemical engineering and is a registered Indian patent agent. He is also a lawyer from University of Delhi, and enrolled at Bar Council of Delhi and authorized to practice law in courts of India. He has prior experiences of working in the Indian, Japanese, and US patent systems. He has helped many Indian and foreign clients in obtaining patents at major patent offices. He was received as a trainee in JPO program for patent experts held in Tokyo in 2013.

Kshitij focuses on advising clients on various IP issues including drafting patent applications, prosecuting applications, PCT filings and IP strategy. He also specializes in non-contentious & contentious work, such as drafting agreements, IP negotiations, patent & trademark dispute resolution & representations at patent office, courts and IP Appellate Boards.




Core Patent Attorneys & Lawyers

Indian Patent Attorney
Ram Naresh Patyal

Ram Naresh received his LL.B. degree from University of Delhi, master’s degree in chemistry with major in organic chemistry from D.A.V.V. Indore and he is a registered Indian patent agent. He is also a legal IP facilitator appointed by government of India. He has several years of experience in IP prosecution and IP management. He focuses his practice on Indian IPR laws especially patent, trademark and design prosecution. Beside IPR prosecution he is proficient in technical and legal drafting, patent searching and analytics, developing competitive technology intelligence, strategizing IP portfolio management, technology valuation and licensing.

He has prior experience of working in the Indian, Japanese, American and European patent systems. He has assisted many Indian and foreign clients in obtaining and securing their patent rights in these jurisdiction. He likes to closely work with the innovators from the conceptualization of idea till the stage of IP commercialization.



Indian Patent Attorney
Garima Rai



Garima Rai holds an engineering degree in Information Technology and is a Registered Indian Patent Agent. She focuses her practice on patent filing, prosecution and drafting Indian as well as International patent applications. She has varied experience in Indian Patent System as well as in other jurisdictions such as US, EP, PCT etc. She is essentially responsible for carrying out filing & prosecution work across jurisdictions at GIP India. She also handles the Trade Mark filing and prosecution at the Indian TMR as well as Madrid Applications at WIPO. Design filing with prosecution work is also handled by her at GIP India. She is also a legal IP facilitator appointed by government of India.

She was received as a Trainee in JPO program for Patent Experts held at Tokyo in 2015.


Indian Trademark Attorney, Associate
Moumita is an Indian lawyer and trademark attorney. Her experience spans all aspects of trade mark counselling, prosecution and litigation. She is experienced in handling trademark work in a wide variety of industries.





JP Corporate Advisor

Corporate Advisor
Tatsuzo Higashikawa


Tatsuzo Higashikawa plays his role as a Corporate Advisor for GLOBAL IP India. His activities have been making important contribution on the stronger mutual relationship among the member offices of United GIPs, and GLOBAL IP India is one of the member offices of United GIPs.

Tatsuzo Higashikawa holds a BS in Agricultural Science from Kinki University and an MBA from the University of Wales, and has also received 1-year academic training at the University of Kiel (CAU), Germany. Mr. Higashikawa had worked for two Kyoto-based companies specializing in Japanese traditional handicrafts, before joining Shinjyu Global IP in 1991 as the General Manager. Mr. Higashikawa has been involved in the establishment of all member firms of United GIPs, and he is currently in charge of management matters within United GIPs, in the cities of Tokyo, Osaka, Washington, DC, Beijing, Seoul, Munich, Singapore and New Delhi. He speaks English, Japanese and German.





Off Counsels & Other Staff Members

Our staff includes a group of dynamic, dedicated and like-minded individuals that bring together quality intellectual property and patent consulting experience, knowledge and technical expertise. Most importantly, our team is sensitive towards business and strategic needs of overseas companies, especially Japanese companies, which we believe makes us different.

US patent attorney (Off-Counsel) – We have a US patent attorney on board who files our US cases and advises us with US prosecution related matters.



Other Staff Members

Of Counsel
Shalini is a registered Patent Agent with the government of India and holds a master’s degree in Biotechnology. She is actively involved in advising and dealing with various legal matters.

Patent Associate
Vijeth is a Software Engineer. He is involved in drafting and filing of Patent applications. He is also involved in patent search.

Patent Associate
Ranjeev is a Mechanical Engineer. He specializes in Patent drafting, filing and prosecution in India and overseas.

Patent Associate
Chandan is an Electrical Engineer. He specializes in Patent prosecution, drafting and filing in India and overseas. He is also actively involved in various patent search.

Paralegal and Technical activities
Alka works on patent and trademark matters under the supervision of licensed patent and trademark attorneys & help them in many aspects of legal matters.

Human Resource
Vinuta is responsible to manage day to day management of HR opertaions and also manages recruiting, screening, interviewing and placing workers.

Accounts and Administration Manager
Sheikh heads Accounting and Adiministration Dept. and has considerable experience in the handling of Accounts and Administration related works.